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When is a Scrotal Swelling not a Scrotal Swelling?
15 June 2011 (online)
Cloacogenic cysts are uncommon midline congenital anomalies. They can occur anywhere along the median raphe but are most commonly found at the distal penis and scrotum. Median raphe cyst, median raphe canal, genitoperineal raphe cyst, parameatal raphe cyst, cloacogenic cyst and anterior perineal sinus are all terms that have been used to describe these lesions. We report the case of a 9-year-old boy with cloacogenic cysts extending from the anal verge to the base of the scrotum.
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Prof. Martin Corbally
Our Lady's Children's Hospital
Department of Paediatric Surgery